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Hermits Peak Fire

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Santa Fe National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
New Mexico
Santa Fe, NM 87508

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Hermits Peak Fire Information
Email: 2022.hermitspeak@firenet.gov
Phone: 505-356-2636
Hours: Daily 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Flood Advisory 08/15/2022

Hermits Peak Fire Wildfire
Announcements – 8/15/2022

 Las Vegas –The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Flood Advisory for portions of north central and northeast New Mexico; this includes northern parts of the Hermits Peak Calf Canyon burn scar.   

· WHAT... Arroyo and small stream flooding caused by excessive rainfall is expected. 

· WHERE...
Portions of north central and northeast New Mexico, including the following counties, in north central New Mexico, Santa Fe. In northeast New Mexico, San Miguel.

· WHEN...
Until 1030 PM MDT. 

· IMPACTS...
Minor flooding in low-lying and poor drainage areas. 

· ADDITIONAL DETAILS...


- At 833 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms. This will cause arroyo and small stream flooding. Between 0.5 and 1.5 inches of rain have fallen.

- Additional rainfall amounts up to 0.5 inches are expected over the area, adding to the potential for minor flooding.

- Some locations that will experience flooding include... Eastern Santa Fe, Hyde Memorial State Park, Canada De Los Alamos, Tesuque and Glorieta.

- This includes the following recreation areas... Big Tesuque Campground, Black Canyon Campground, Glorieta Campground and Hyde Memorial State Park.

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